Position Summary: This position supports the mission of The Medical Center of Aurora and Centennial Medical Plaza of optimizing the quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the whole person. Responsible for scrubbing and passing instruments and equipment during surgical procedures; sets up operating room and supplies needed for day/following day's schedule; orients new employees and is available for call assigned on a scheduled basis. When need arises, will perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
The Medical Center of Aurora/Centennial Medical Plaza expects our core values to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community. The intent of these values is to assure that TMCA/CMP creates the environment where individuals choose to work, and that patient care services are of the highest quality.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Completion of an accredited Surgical Technician program. Registration as a surgical tech through the State of Colorado Required. Certification preferred. BLS from the American Heart Association required.
Education: Graduate of Surgical Technician Program required.
Experience: One to two years experience as surgical technician preferred.
Special Qualifications: Basic to advanced knowledge in the scrub role and responsibilities for multiple surgical specialties (i.e. Total Joints, Ophthalmology/Retinal, Vascular, Neuro - to include carotoids, carpal tunnels, stereotactic work, Pediatrics, Major Orthopedics, Limb Pres). Demonstrates good organizational skills, communicates positively and professionally with all internal and external customers. Knowledgeable in sterile technique, set up and maintenance of sterile field, surgical instruments and equipment. Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds
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